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My name is Zane!

Posted 1 year ago | Updated over 2 weeks ago

I'm being cared for by
Naperville Area Humane Society

Facts about me

American Staffordshire Terrier
(When grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
(Current) 64 lb
Pet ID

My info

Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered

My story

Large Mixed Breed, 5 years old, approximately 64 Pounds
Outgoing, Loving, Sweet, Cuddly, Smart
Medium to High Energy
People Friendly (kids =10 years because of his size)
Must Be Only Pet

Greetings from your friend Zane. My happy, smiling face may look familiar to you, as I've been on the NAHS website for quite a while. Why I haven't found my forever home by now is puzzling, because I'm such a good, sweet boy, with a gentle temperament and the biggest, warmest, most loving heart.

My favorite indoor activity is snuggling-ideally on your lap (don't worry, I'll make myself fit) or at the very least, pressed as close to you as possible. I'm also an all-purpose helper around the house. Folding laundry? I'll watch. Straightening up? I'll follow you from room-to-room. Cooking? I'll be your taste-tester extraordinaire! My favorite outdoor activity is whatever you want to do! Really, I'm up for anything, including long walks and hikes (I have good leash manners), playing fetch with a ball or frisbee, and riding shotgun in the car while you run errands (hint: the Starbucks drive-thru gives out free pup cups).

Here are a few other facts about me. I enjoy making new human friends wherever I go. But because of my size, I might be too much for little ones, and a home with older kids would be best. Finally, I have to be an only pooch in the house, as I'm dog reactive. The NAHS staff thinks my reactivity may subside once I'm out of the shelter environment, but it's something you'll have to work on with me.

Summing up, I'm a gentle, loving, happy, sweet, big-hearted guy who dreams of being your best canine companion through all of life's adventures. Are you ready to team up? Then please fill out an adoption application right away because I can't wait to meet you!

Love and licks, Zane

Naperville Area Humane Society

Contact info
Pet ID
1620 W. Diehl Road, Naperville, IL 60563

Their adoption process

Additional adoption info

Dog and cat adoptions are the cornerstone of our mission and services. After more than 40 years of sheltering animals and placing them into loving homes, our work is still not done. There are thousands of animals in shelters waiting for homes across the Chicagoland area. We hope you will take some time to learn more about our adoption process and meet the pets currently available for adoption.

NAHS strives to make appropriate, permanent matches between adopters and our cat and dog friends. Here is an outline of how the process works:

Visit the shelter during our adoption hours to see if there is an animal that interests you. Walk-ins are allowed to see the cats; dogs are by appointment.

Complete our brief "Pets and People Profile" and discuss it with an adoption counselor to determine if the animal is well suited for your family.

Go meet their pets

Animal meet-and-greets are by appointment only. Walk-ins are not permitted.

More about this shelter

The Naperville Area Humane Society (NAHS) is a non-profit, limited admission animal shelter accepting cats and dogs. Our shelter can house as many as eighteen dogs and forty cats.

Each animal is tenderly cared for at NAHS. Entering a shelter can be stressful or possibly even terrifying to some cats and dogs. Our dedicated and highly trained staff and over 300 volunteers offer compassionate care to each animal and work to address his or her individual needs.

The staff works diligently to match the needs of each pet with a family eager to adopt a dog or cat. While at NAHS, all animals receive basic vaccinations as well as medical care. All animals are neutered or spayed before being released to their new owners. In addition, dogs’ temperaments are thoroughly assessed before being made available for adoption.

Unfortunately, there continues to be far too many cats and dogs needing help in our society. Since we cannot solve this overwhelming problem ourselves, we have evolved our approach to the homeless animal crisis to include innovative community service initiatives, such as humane education and a behavior helpline, while we continue to re-home animals.